Posts Tagged ‘jason newsted’

By Metal Dave Much like Cliff Burton embodied the fan-favorite, heart and spirit of Metallica, so too did Dee Dee Ramone when it came to punk legends, the Ramones. Both bassists were impossible to replace, yet each was divinely succeeded by the only man who could do the job. For the Ramones, that man was […]

CHAOS MONGERS: At SXSW 2010 in Austin I slipped “backstage” to meet Voivod bassist Blacky (above) and drummer Away (below right) just moments before they stormed the stage (and got short-circuited by technical difficulties). Meeting Blacky for the first time last year was an honor as there was no dude more metal when I was younger (see […]